The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
APRIL 24, 2012
Chancellor Robert Birgeneau Chancellor Robert Birgeneau and other top UC Berkeley administrators, arguing that UC's campuses have evolved individual strengths over time, have proposed that campus boards take over some decision-making. The proposal, they said, is intended to start a public discussion of modern university governance.

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Gustavp Dudamel Einstein on the Beach, in a production by its original creators, and appearances by two renowned orchestras and their exciting conductors - London's Philharmonia Orchestra, led by Esa-Pekka Salonen, and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, led by Gustavo Dudamel - top the long list of cultural attractions in Cal Performances' lineup for 2012-13, announced this week at UC Berkeley. 

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Gustavp Dudamel Twenty-two stellar UC Berkeley staff members and the members of seven staff teams received the Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award at a ceremony held Monday. The award honors campus employees who show exceptional initiative on top of doing an excellent job. 

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I School prof examines the ways youth in Ghana experience the world through technology.

New study: California investment in higher education pays off
State reaps far more than it puts into UC and CSU, according to three Berkeley researchers. 

Law faculty honor their new books
Prolific authors published 17 in 2011.

Where a plant disease has been before affects how it operates in its next host.

J School prof Richard Koci Hernandez makes phone art.

Watch economist Robert Reich mix it up with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

Public Health's Steve Shortell says the 99 percent face a growing gap there, too.

Engineer co-founded the Energy and Resources Group.

Check out the photos people shared from their Cal Day experience.

Story and video take you into the classroom with Paul Hippolitus and students.

New website tracks how the campus's future leader will be selected.

A journalism student reports.  UC Botanical Garden offers special Friday-evening preview for members.

The late Chancellor Heyman initiated a  philatelic first, just out from the USPS.

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